Joe Biden has more top advisers who are women than any other U.S. president. They include Vice President Kamala Harris and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.
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Research shows that when one country – particularly a powerful one – puts more women in power, other nations tend to follow suit.
Residents of Pandanad sit in a bus stop surrounded by flood waters, in Kerala, India.
Uncontrolled growth at the expense of the environment will severely exacerbate the impacts of climate change. As shown with tragic floods in India, our cities are not prepared for extreme events.
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Bangalore’s forgotten water wells are being revived, to help the city overcome centuries-old supply issues.
Bangalore has a long lasting love history with nature.
The population of India’s IT hub, Bangalore, grew for centuries because of nature, not despite it – a lesson that could give hope for the future of our modern cities.
La ville de Bangalore compte aujourd'hui moins de 50 lacs.
Lacs, puits et arbres ont une importance fondamentale dans l’histoire de Bangalore. Mais la croissance indienne a mis en péril le lien privilégié entre la nature et cette ville du sud de l’Inde.
La mousson a de nouveau bloqué la ville de Mumbai début juillet 2019, mal préparée aux douches diluviennes.
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Bombay a subi de plein fouet la mousson cette année. Les inondations catastrophiques auraient pu être évitées si seulement la ville avait écouté la nature qui l'entoure.
Mumbai rains flooded the city for a week, leaving thousands helpless while building collapsed killing dozens on August 31th.
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Flooding in India’s main financial hub is a reminder that urban growth has to work with nature.
Eugenia uniflora (flowers and young red leaves) a native Brazilian species, now invasive in Hawaii.
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For mapping patterns of plant invasion from the sky, understanding plant behaviour on the ground and using it along with remote sensing cameras, is crucial.
Jayalalithaa Jayaram, who passed away in December 2016, was a film actress and populist chief minister of India’s southern Tamil Nadu state.
Performance politics has made Donald Trump the new president of the United States. But this is far from new to south India, where the mixing of cinema and politics has a long history.